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The Phoenix ComicCon, billed as the signature pop culture experience of the Southwest, will take place this Memorial Day weekend from Thursday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 26th and Shadowline Comics will be well represented thanks to appearances all four days by Jim Valentino and Colleen Doran.

When you're not trying to sneak a photo of Lou Ferrigno without paying for it, be sure to stop by Table #2436 to see Shadowline publisher and ShadowHawk creator Jim Valentino, A Distant Soil's Colleen Doran will be quite busy all four days between appearing at her table next to Jim (Table #2438) and attending the following panels"

Writing with a Female Voice
Saturday: 10:30-11:30am
Location: 125A
Strong female characters don't just appear out of thin air. They rely on strong writing. We gather a group of writers to talk about writing with a female voice.
Featuring: Henry Barajas, Colleen Doran, Jamie S. Rich, Christy Marx and Alina Andrei [panelist]

Spotlight: Colleen Doran
Saturday 3:00-4:00pm
Location: 124A
Colleen Doran started out in the industry with her comic book A Distant Soil. After years of working on other books including the Sandman with Neil Gaiman, she returns to finish the final stories of A Distant Soil.
Featuring: Colleen Doran

Comic Creator Rights
Sunday: 10:30-11:30am
Location: 125B
Holding onto the rights of your creative creations is as important as creating them in the first place. Find out the difference between a copyright, patent and trademark and ways to protect your creator rights.
who'll be here
Featuring Colleen Doran and Ruth Carter [professional]

We hope all Shadowline fans have a great time. Please be sure to stop by and say hello! For more information on the convention, go to their website at